Alana Linderoth

Participants kick-off the Back-2-School Family Fun Run at last year’s event. This year’s event runs Sept. 12

Running for fun and supporting schools

Come ready to climb, crawl, jump and run at this year’s annual Back-2-School Family Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Participants kick-off the Back-2-School Family Fun Run at last year’s event. This year’s event runs Sept. 12
A mated pair of purple martins sit outside one of the 16 nest boxes Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society members have installed on the old piers left behind from the Dungeness Dock near 3 Crabs. Purple martins are the largest of the shallow species

Finding ways to bring back the purple martin

Local birders note a record season with 65 fledged birds

A mated pair of purple martins sit outside one of the 16 nest boxes Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society members have installed on the old piers left behind from the Dungeness Dock near 3 Crabs. Purple martins are the largest of the shallow species
County officials have applied for a “shoreline substantial development” permit to hang two wastewater force mains from beneath the four-lane U.S. Highway 101 Dungeness River Bridge between Sequim and Carlsborg in order to transport wastewater from the Carlsborg Urban Growth Area across the Dungeness River to the Sequim Wastewater Reclamation Facility for treatment.

Piping progress: Permitting under way for Carlsborg sewer system

Efforts to run a pipeline beneath the U.S. Highway 101 Dungeness River bridge between Sequim and Carlsborg are in motion.

County officials have applied for a “shoreline substantial development” permit to hang two wastewater force mains from beneath the four-lane U.S. Highway 101 Dungeness River Bridge between Sequim and Carlsborg in order to transport wastewater from the Carlsborg Urban Growth Area across the Dungeness River to the Sequim Wastewater Reclamation Facility for treatment.
Ian Miller

A shifting sea

Climate change vulnerabilities, adaptation strategies are topic of Aug. 27 meeting

Ian Miller
Differing from most popsicle stick bridge building challenges

Bridge builders wanted

Craft stick challenge slated for 2015 Dungeness River Festival

Differing from most popsicle stick bridge building challenges
Clallam tagged a ‘Primary Natural Disaster Area’

Clallam tagged a ‘Primary Natural Disaster Area’

Designation opens opportunity for farmers to get emergency loans

Clallam tagged a ‘Primary Natural Disaster Area’
It was as though participants were running through a fairytale at the inaugural Valley of the Trolls races on Saturday

A ‘Haven’ for area runners

Nearly 200 runners and walkers competed in half marathon, 10-kilometer and 5-kilometer races

It was as though participants were running through a fairytale at the inaugural Valley of the Trolls races on Saturday
While Clallam County Commissioner Jim McEntire

Commissioner candidates talk taxes, water rights, SARC

Kicking off the Nov. 3 general election candidate forums, incumbent Jim McEntire and Mark Ozias, both seeking the Clallam County Board of Commissioners District 1 seat, appeared at a post-primary forum on Aug. 7 hosted by the Sequim Sunrise Rotary.

While Clallam County Commissioner Jim McEntire
Matt Ives

A plentiful pink return

Salmon forecast prompts beach seine fishery in Dungeness Bay

Matt Ives
Frank Pickering

Parks district failure sparks SARC regroup

City of Sequim considers partnering with county, SARC and others

Frank Pickering
Joe Evans and Leah Potter-Weight are the first students to participate in a internship program recently offered through WSU Clallam County Extension aimed at fostering the next generation of farmers.

Impacts of irrigation heightened by drought

This could be the first year irrigators in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley get cut off from the Dungeness River before the irrigation season draws to a close, Joe Holtrop, Clallam Conservation District executive director, explained to those attending an irrigation seminar hosted by WSU Clallam County Extension.

Joe Evans and Leah Potter-Weight are the first students to participate in a internship program recently offered through WSU Clallam County Extension aimed at fostering the next generation of farmers.
Sequim players rejoice following their 1-0 victory against Port Angeles at the first annual Super Cup.

Sequim victorious at first annual Super Cup

Event bridges communities with soccer at first annual Super Cup

Sequim players rejoice following their 1-0 victory against Port Angeles at the first annual Super Cup.
By the end of the month city officials expect to install a small

Tiny Olympic Library set for Seal Street Park

Location is one of four chosen throughout Clallam County

By the end of the month city officials expect to install a small
In preparation for the full replacement of the damaged trestle at Railroad Bridge Park and to avoid major conflict with pink and chinook salmon spawning in the project area (expected to begin by mid-month)

Total trestle replacement under way

Modern design aimed to benefit people, fish and river system

In preparation for the full replacement of the damaged trestle at Railroad Bridge Park and to avoid major conflict with pink and chinook salmon spawning in the project area (expected to begin by mid-month)
County ahead of mid-year budget projections

County ahead of mid-year budget projections

Halfway through the fiscal year, the annual revenue for Clallam County’s General Fund is anticipated to be $1.3 million more than what the 2015 original budget had projected.

County ahead of mid-year budget projections
City officials are working to determine the viability of relocating the Happy Valley Road intersection about 200 feet west of its current location on U.S. Highway 101 as a temporary approach to address the danger associated with the existing intersection.

Traffic safety concerns grow

Happy Valley/U.S. Hwy 101 is, according to official, the ‘most dangerous intersection in city’

City officials are working to determine the viability of relocating the Happy Valley Road intersection about 200 feet west of its current location on U.S. Highway 101 as a temporary approach to address the danger associated with the existing intersection.
David Halpern

Pot is coming to town as city ends moratorium

Ban on marijuana retail sales in Sequim to expire Aug. 9

David Halpern
Just before entering the show ring

The Dog Show Must Go On

Dogs of all shapes and colors could be seen at the 19th annual Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club All-Breed Dog Shows July 25-26.

Just before entering the show ring
Charter Review Commission finalizes ballot measures

Charter Review Commission finalizes ballot measures

Eight issues chosen while four others pushed to 2016

Charter Review Commission finalizes ballot measures
More than a year after their previous restaurant was destroyed in an electrical fire

The Baja is back

More than a year ago, a typical Monday in May took a turn for the worst, spiraling one local family into a long road to recovery.

More than a year after their previous restaurant was destroyed in an electrical fire